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Cooking Times to "Al Dente" (Short Pastas)

Pasta Type
Approximate cooking
time to al Dente
Cavatappi12-13 min
Small Elbows7-9 min
Large Elbows9-10 min
Small Shells9-10 min
Large Shells10-11 min
Jumbo Shells10-11 min
Penne11-13 min
Rotelli (reg or rainbow)8-10 min
Rotini (reg or rainbow)8-10 min
Fusilli8-9 min
Gemelli9-10 min
Rigatoni11-13 min
Cut Ziti12-13 min
Pasta Type
Approximate cooking
time to al Dente
Radiatore12-13 min
Orecchiette8-10 min
Wagon Wheels7-8 min
Farfalle (Bowties)12-13 min
Mostaccioli Rigati11-13 min
Pennini Rigati10-11 min
Ditalini7-9 min
Manicotti10-11 min
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